Announcment of a new battle in Daraa, and death of 10 IS militants in Deir Ezzor
Deir Ezzor Province: Violent clashes erupted yesterday night between the regime forces and IS militants in Hwayjet Sakar in the city of Deir Ezzor leading to kill 9 militants; most of them are not Syrians, as well as destroying a regime’s vehicle and casualties on the regime forces ranks.
The regime forces bombarded areas yesterday night the neighborhood of al Hweqa in the city of Deir Ezzo and areas in the tow two towns of al- Mre’eyyi and Mo Hasan with no information about casualties. They also shelled areas in Hwayjet Sakar this morning.
Daraa Province: Several rebel and Islamic factions have announced in a footage, SOHR has received a copy of it, the start of a new battle named “Ahlo al- Azem” that aims to liberate the following checkpoints:
– Om al- Mayazen al Tebeh checkpoint.
– Al- Ma’esra checkpoint.
– Al- Kazeyyat checkpoint.
Theses checkpoints located on Damascus- Jordan highway and considered the biggest checkpoints in the eastern area. The liberation of these checkpoints will led to open the road between the eastern and western area in Horan Plain.
Violent clashes have erupted since this morning between the regime forces and al- Nusra, the rebel and Islamic battalions in the vicinity of Om al- Mayazen checkpoints, information reported casualties on the regime forces ranks. Other violent clashes took place between the same parties in al- Sheikh Meskin, information reported casualties on both sides.
The regime forces shelled yesterday night areas in the towns of Nasib, Om al- Mayazen, al- Sorah, Khel and al Sheikh Meskin. They also bombarded this morning areas on the outskirts of the neighborhood of al- Mansheyyi and Swedan Market in the city of Daraa.